Trust the Process

I was awoken at dawn the other day by the bleating lamb next door.  Only the lamb sounded closer than that, like it was just outside my window.  I thought I might have been dreaming, except usually in my dreams sounds are distant and vague, not in loud surround sound.  I wiped the sleep out of my eyes, scrambled to quickly put my thick dorky glasses on and looked out the window.  Sure enough, there’s the little lamb on our doorstep, grazing on the freshest spring leaves he … [Read more...]

A Letter to Yourself

It was March and still cold and gray when I was sitting in my office, totally and completely burned out and frustrated, wondering what the hell I was doing with my life.  I was telling myself what to do rather than asking myself, even if the thought was in the form of a question: “Should I quit my job?”  It was a question I'd been asking for a long time and the impending answer was becoming more inevitable by the day.  It was one of those rare moments of tremendous and … [Read more...]